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Innovative concentrated solar power plant configuration under test in southern Spain

A consortium of solar thermal electricity experts, coordinated by CENER, has started to test the key components of an innovative concentrated solar power plant configuration that promises to considerably increase the efficiency and reduce the levelised cost of electricity of CSP technologies. The development of this new plant concept is [...]

2016-12-27T14:56:39+00:00 19-12-2016|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , |

Recent CSP Empire Spain and the Rising Star China

Interview with José Manuel Suarez and Marco Antonio Carrascosa. Reported from CSPPLAZA: When it comes to solar thermal power industry, people cannot avoid mentioning one name, Spain. Recently, this country has occupied a unique position and leading the development of CSP technology across the world, but much to surprise, its cruical [...]

2016-12-27T14:56:41+00:00 04-12-2016|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

Andasol I and II concentrated solar power plants in Spain were financed in 2006

A group of local and international banks have optimised the funding of the 100MW Andasol 1 and 2 solar concentrated solar power plants in southern Spain. The plants’ owners – Antin Infrastructure, Deustche Asset & Wealth Management and Grupo Cobra – opted for the equity and debt optimisation due to [...]

2016-12-27T14:57:05+00:00 05-07-2016|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , , |

Debunking Myths about Concentrated Solar Power

The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in California (US), the world’s largest solar power plant, is a concentrating solar power (CSP) complex that uses more than 300,000 mirrors to generate electricity. On 19 May when a small fire shut down a generating tower the mainstream press jumped on the news [...]

The Committee on the Environment and Climate Change of the Spanish Senate visits SENER

SENER's facilities in Madrid (Spain) will be visited on April 14 by the Committee on Environment and Climate Change of the Spanish Senate, led by its President, María Jesús Ruiz Ruiz.

Spain: will a new political party change the landscape for Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)?

Dr Luis Crespo, general secretary of the Spanish Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) association Protermosolar: “We shouldn’t be worried. We need to talk to them.”